Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Saphan Reading the Book of the Law to Josiah,

Number 1 from the set of eight engravings, King Josiah Restores the Law of the Land

Engraving on laid paper

First of two states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 205 x 253 mm (8.1 x 10 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 278 x 375 mm (10.9 x 14.8 in.)

Dimension notes: sheet dimensions are irregular

Inscribed in plate, lower right: “MARTINVS HEEMSKERCK INVENTOR”; numbered lower right of center

Watermark: Indecipherable (left side)

Edition: Probably published by Philips Galle, before the name of the publisher, first edition of two

Accession number: 1960.30.3.1

Purchase funds, 1960

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Penciled numbers upper right, possibly by a 19th-century collector

Bibliography: New Hollstein 143 (part 1, p. 126); H. 240 (vol. 8, p. 243)

Work Type: print

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